Oct 15, 2021
Allies Collaborate to Further Space Situational Awareness
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The U.S. Space Force recently gathered its international allies in August to discuss how it can further global collaboration as it seeks to maintain...
Oct 1, 2021
Purdue to Host New Hypersonics Test Facility
A facility to test hypersonic capabilities will be built at Purdue University’s Research Park Aerospace District adjacent to the university’s campus, the school announced...
Sep 24, 2021
U.S. Agencies Working to Recapitalize Strategic Sealift Capabilities
To project and sustain power overseas, the U.S. military must maintain a robust strategic sealift capability, to include the Merchant Marine. The Defense Department and civilian...
Sep 13, 2021
Marine Corps Retiring Older Training Systems to Pursue New Tech
ORLANDO, Fla. — Facing dynamic and challenging future operating environments, the Marine Corps is betting big on new training technology to better prepare warfighters for the...
Aug 19, 2021
Army on Track To Deliver Laser Weapon Prototype in 2022
The Army is getting closer to fielding its Directed Energy-Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense system, which will be mounted atop a Stryker infantry carrier vehicle, according to...
Aug 12, 2021
Navy Reorganizing to Accelerate Sailor Training
ORLANDO, Fla. — The Navy is looking to industry as it reorganizes its training offices and invests in upgraded technologies to prepare sailors for future battles. The Naval Air...
Aug 5, 2021
Coast Guard Networking to Aid in Space Mission Support
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The Coast Guard is pushing to expand its work with commercial space companies as the industry expands and launch activities over waterways increase, a...
Jul 27, 2021
India Deemed ‘Vital’ AI Partner for U.S.
India has become an important strategic partner to the United States in the field of artificial intelligence as the government in New Dehli moves forward with plans to embrace...
Jul 7, 2021
Pentagon’s Irregular Warfare Technical Support Directorate
Bob Newberry oversees the Pentagon’s Irregular Warfare Technical Support Directorate. He reports to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity...
Jul 6, 2021
Army Readies New Tech for Communications Modernization
The Army is gearing up for Project Convergence 2021 where it will field a number of new modernized tactical communications technologies. Network modernization is one of the top...
Jul 3, 2021
China’s Ambitious Space Programs Raise Red Flags
China is making progress with several space-related initiatives that are becoming a growing concern for the United States and its allies.Pentagon officials have grown increasingly...
Jun 28, 2021
Portable Nuclear Reactor Program Sparks Controversy
The Defense Department is working to quickly procure a small, transportable nuclear reactor that could help bring energy to remote and austere environments. However, the program has...
Jun 24, 2021
SOCOM Preparing for ‘Omni-Domain’ Battle
Special Operations Command’s chief data officer is looking beyond the military’s multi-domain operations strategy for the best way to manage a deluge of data and...
Jun 18, 2021
Human-Machine Teaming Crucial Part of Navy’s Future
ORLANDO — As the Navy works to modernize its fleet over the next century, a central focus for the service’s science and technology development will be human-machine...
Jun 9, 2021
Germany Selects Lockheed Martin for Space Tracking System
The German Space Agency selected Lockheed Martin’s iSpace system to enhance its ability to track and characterize debris in orbit. Space agencies have grown increasingly...
Jun 8, 2021
Questions About Costs, Force Mix Could Spell Trouble for F-35A
Following years of ups and downs, the Air Force’s F-35A joint strike fighter is once again embroiled in controversy as questions emerge about costs, the future employment of...
May 13, 2021
Army Revamps to Pursue New Air-and-Missile Defense Tech
As the Army works toward modernizing its air-and-missile defense capabilities, the service is expanding efforts to develop joint systems that will be key to winning future...
May 11, 2021
SOFWERX Zeros In on Rapid Acquisition
An innovation hub linked with Special Operations Command is pivoting its efforts from discovering new technology to more rapidly putting capabilities into the hands of commandos. The...
Apr 30, 2021
Army Holding Tech Demos Using Jet-Powered Spy Plane
The Army is conducting a number of technology demonstrations for its first manned intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft powered by a jet engine, a service official...
Apr 16, 2021
Seizure of Satellites Presented as Option to Defend U.S. Spacecraft
To defend U.S. space systems, the military could utilize on-orbit vehicles to physically seize satellites that pose a threat, an analyst said April 15. Pentagon officials have grown...
Apr 13, 2021
Pentagon Consolidates Counter-UAS Programs as Menace Grows
The military is facing a growing threat as adversaries develop and purchase inexpensive — but potentially lethal — drones. To counter these systems, the Defense...
Apr 9, 2021
Studies Shed Light on Chinese Directed Energy Efforts
China is making progress with its ground-based directed energy weapons that could potentially be used to take down satellites, according to analysts. The Secure World Foundation...
Apr 8, 2021
New 3D Radar Developed to Support Counter-UAS Efforts
Numerica Corp., a Colorado-based company, recently debuted a new 3D-radar solution for counter-drone efforts and other short-range air defense missions. Numerica’s Spyglass, a...
Apr 3, 2021
Army Powering Through with Future Vertical Lift Programs
The Army is working to rapidly acquire both a future scout helicopter and a Black Hawk replacement aircraft. Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the service and industry are...
Mar 25, 2021
Air Force Investing in Alternative Energy Sources
The Air Force and Space Force are making technology investments to prepare for current and future energy challenges. As civilian regulations for clean and efficient energy continue...
Mar 18, 2021
Army Anticipates Boost in Funding for Arctic Equipment
The Army plans to ask for additional funding in coming years for equipment needed to carry out its new Arctic stratetgy and regain dominance in the High North, a service official...
Mar 11, 2021
Top Army Intelligence Official Lays Out Priorities
The Army office focused on military intelligence has a new list of priorities and lines of effort it is focused on as it works to support the service, a top intel official said March...
Mar 8, 2021
Navy Fleshing Out Requirements for Next-Gen Logistics Ship
The Navy wants to build a new class of at-sea resupply ships, but it has more work to do to develop requirements and secure adequate funding for the effort. The service announced in...
Feb 23, 2021
Marine Corps Awards OTA for Long-Range Sea Drone
The Marine Corps has selected shipbuilding company Metal Shark to develop a long-range unmanned surface vessel. The service awarded the Louisiana-based company an other transaction...
Feb 20, 2021
Army Putting New Infantry Squad Vehicle Through Paces
The Army is testing its new transport vehicle less than a year after it awarded a contract to GM Defense for the program. Developmental testing of the Infantry Squad Vehicle, or ISV,...
Feb 18, 2021
Air Force Chief to Order New Tactical Air Study
The Air Force’s top officer wants to conduct a tactical air study in the coming months to assess what mix of new and legacy aircraft is most fitting for the service, he said...
Feb 12, 2021
U.S., U.K. Navies Establish London Tech Bridge
The United Kingdom’s Royal Navy is teaming with the U.S. Navy in a new international Tech Bridge partnership in London in hopes of accelerating the adoption of innovative ideas...
Jan 30, 2021
DARPA's Subterranean Challenge Clearing Ground
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is working to broaden its pool of innovators as it approaches the final leg of its Subterranean Challenge. The agency is using the...
Jan 22, 2021
Navy Awards Contract for P-8A Poseidon Protection
The Navy recently awarded BAE systems a $4 million contract for a “quick turnaround” demonstration of a new radio frequency countermeasures system for the P-8A Poseidon...
Jan 20, 2021
Army Looking to Base More Operational Forces in Arctic Region
The U.S. Army wants to increase its presence in the Arctic region and create new units capable of operating there, the service's top officer said Jan. 19. “We're looking...
Jan 15, 2021
Roper Concerned About Mid-Tier Industrial Base
The Air Force’s top weapons buyer is concerned that the acquisition of medium-sized companies by larger defense contractors will negatively impact competition for future...
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